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Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia (Yahoo Sports)

Retired boxing champion Muhammad Ali waves after receiving the Liberty Medal during a ceremony at the National Constitution Center, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, in Philadelphia. The honor is given annually to an individual who displays courage and conviction while striving to secure liberty for people worldwide. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Boxing great Muhammad Ali was hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia that was caught early and should result in a short hospital stay, an Ali spokesman said Saturday night.


Novak's 40-yard FG lifts Chargers past 49ers (Yahoo Sports)

San Diego Chargers players celebrate after nose tackle Sean Lissemore, on ground, recovered a fumble by San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Quinton Patton during overtime in an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The Chargers won 38-35. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Philip Rivers looked at the 21-point deficit on the scoreboard at halftime and even he wondered whether the San Diego Chargers had it in them to come back. The season depended on it, so Rivers took charge.


Eagles near elimination, fall 27-24 to Redskins (Yahoo Sports)

Washington Redskins' Kai Forbath (2) is congratulated by tight end Logan Paulsen (82) and punter Tress Way (5) after kicking the winning field goal in an NFL football game in Landover, Md., Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. The Redskins defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 27-24. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles have proved themselves to be a mirage, a team that got away with its faults until it couldn't any longer. Leaders in the NFC East as recently as a week ago, they're now just about done in the playoff race, and they're in no position to argue that they deserve any better.


Ellis leads Mavericks over Spurs 99-93 (Yahoo Sports)

DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 20: Rajon Rondo #9 of the Dallas Mavericks handles the ball against the San Antonio Spurs on December 20, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

DALLAS (AP) -- The star of Rajon Rondo's debut with the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night was Monta Ellis - the teammate whom the Mavericks hope helps Rondo form a lethal backcourt combination that will make them championship contenders.


Kentucky scores first 24 points, beats UCLA 83-44 (Yahoo Sports)

Kentucky players from left, Devin Booker, Tyler Ulis, Trey Lyles, and Willie Cauley-Stein celebrate their 83-42 win over UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) -- No. 1 Kentucky made it look so easy that coach John Calipari felt the need to point out he had actual human beings on the court.


Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin has aneurysm (Yahoo Sports)

Cincinnati's coach Mick Cronin directs players against San Diego State in the first half of their NCAA college basketball game in Cincinnati Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Cincinnati basketball coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be sidelined indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it.


No. 7 Villanova rallies in 82-77 overtime win over Syracuse (Yahoo Sports)

Villanova head coach Jay Wright, center, celebrates with Josh Hart, left, and Ryan Arcidiacono after an NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Philadelphia. Villanova won 82-77 in overtime. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Josh Hart has a saying at every Villanova practice, the kind that keeps his unbeaten team focused on the big picture of a potential championship season.


Jarreau helps Washington edge Oklahoma 69-67 (Yahoo Sports)

Washington's Mike Anderson reacts towards the end of the second half of a NCAA college basketball game against Oklahoma Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas. Washington won 69-67. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill)

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Washington's fast start almost turned into a heartbreaking finish.


No. 24 North Carolina beats No. 12 Ohio St 82-74 (Yahoo Sports)

Ohio State center Amir Williams, left, creates a jump ball situation against North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Chicago. North Carolina won 82-74. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) -- Playing in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.


Texas Southern stuns Michigan State 71-64 in OT (Yahoo Sports)

Michigan State's Marvin Clark Jr. (0) and Texas Southern's Nevin Johnson (24) reach for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Early in overtime, after a call went against his team, Texas Southern coach Mike Davis wandered down to the end of the bench, sat down and begin joking with some Michigan State fans a few feet away.


For Dwight Clark, the Catch Is Chiropractic Care


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - Dwight Clark, former wide receiver of the San Fransisco 49ers, has a special place in his heart for chiropractic care. Most famous for "The Catch" in the 1982 NFC championship game, Clark found that chiropractic care, and seeing a chiropractor weekly, got him in the best possible shape for each game. For more information, visit www.yes2chiropractic.org. Watch the video at: http://youtu.be/6v7VFQKeoJs

Erase Strokes From Your Golf Game -- No Pencil Required


Five words or less(NewsUSA) - "To shave strokes from your golf game, the only equipment you need is a good eraser." Although this phrase is uttered jokingly by many golfers, recreational golfers who've reached their plateau have had very few other options, until now. "If recreational golfers insist on following the rules used by the PGA Tour, there's little they can do to immediately improve their game," says John Hoeflich, executive director, of the United States Recreational Golf Association (USRGA). "Howeve

Shave Strokes off Your Golf Game -- Without the Eraser


(NewsUSA) - "To shave strokes from your golf game, the only equipment you need is a good eraser."Although this phrase is uttered jokingly by many golfers, recreational golfers who've reached their plateau have had very few other options, until now."If recreational golfers insist on following the rules used by the PGA Tour, there's little they can do to immediately improve their game," says John Hoeflich, executive director, of the United States Recreational Golf Association (

Why Purchase a Fishing License?


(NewsUSA) - NewsusaInfographic - When going fishing or taking your boat out on the water, know the benefits of having the proper fishing license and boat registration. It helps your local environment. Learn more at, www.takemefishing.org. See full-sized image here.